Matthew Carpenter - Open Pitch Session

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More about Matthew Carpenter

Matthew Carpenter is a Los Angeles based writer/producer/creative executive with extensive experience in both film and television. As a writer, he co-developed and wrote for the SyFy Channel series Painkiller Jane, and oversaw creative development for the animated horror feature Deadspace:Downfall based on the hit Electronic Arts video game franchise. Other works include the animated pilot Alien Admissions for Blue Ant/Mondo and the drama series Eden that was set up with eOne and Imagemovers. His work on the executive side began as Director of Creative Development for Starz Media, developing both comedy and drama projects for the network's burgeoning slate of original programming, including the critically acclaimed Party Down, Crash, Head Case, Gravity and Pillars of the Earth. He then served as Head of Television Development for Jason Blum's Blumhouse Productions, where his projects included the MTV drama series Eye Candy and Syfy Channel limited series Ascension. Later, Matt was named Senior Director of Development for ASIB Productions where he focused on international co-productions for both features and television. Matt has since partnered to form Venezia Media, where he serves as Managing Partner/Head of Creative Development, developing scripted and documentary content, and is currently producing the feature-length documentary Zero G and I Feel Fine based on the early days of NASA. 

How it Works
  • Immediately after registering, you will receive an Order Confirmation email that serves as the receipt for your registration. In the Order Summary section of this email, you will find a link reading "CLICK HERE FOR INSTRUCTIONS" that will take you to instructions on how to submit your contact info or written pitch via the Material Submission Form.

  • Your material/contact submission is due as soon as you are ready, but no later than 9:00am PT the day of the session.

  • You will receive this exec's written feedback on your pitch via email within 7 business days following the session unless otherwise notified.

  • Need some general guidelines on pitching? Check out our Hitchhiker's Guide to Pitching!

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You may cancel for a full refund up to 72 hrs. prior to the start of the session. Cancellations requested after this deadline will be ineligible for refunds.


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